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The national delegation won four medals on Saturday in both events, with Carlos Daniel Serrano, Nelson Crispin, Maria Paula Barrera and Sarah Vargas.
Colombian swimmers continued to train vigorously throughout the epidemic and maintained a high level of efficiency. This was demonstrated on Saturday at the World Championships in Lignano (Italy) and Lewisville (USA).
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In Europe, Carlos Daniel Serrano Zarat won the gold medal in the SB7 100m breaststroke, with a time of 01: 14.82. Really there, Nelson Crispin Corso took the silver and set the Americas record in the 100m Chest SB6, with a record 01: 18.90.
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Maria Paula Barrera Zapata then climbed to the third division of the podium in the 100m freestyle by turning off the meters at 01:02:59.
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In the United States, Swimming Wonder Girl, Sarah Vargas, took first place and set a national record in the 50-meter freestyle S6, with 35:06.
The Colombian team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2021. At the moment, the country has 11 ranks in the men’s and two women’s divisions for the duels in the Japanese capital.